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PARTY offers up intense lessons

“911, what’s your emergency?” students from Harry Collinge High School heard as an old clip of a 911 call that had occurred in Yellowhead County.

Throughout the almost half-hour clip, students heard the voice of a young woman, crying, yelling, and trying to make sense of the vehicle roll over from which she just crawled.

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Locals invited to discover their river

The Hinton area has seen a lot of developments over the past number of years to help connect residents with its signature waterway.
The establishment of the Athabasca Riverfront Park in Hinton has been followed by creation of a new staging area at Solomon Creek near Brule. Paddling enthusiast Rick Zroback says that the result is a safe and reliable access to the river that will be showcased with a June 8 event called Discover Your River.

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A closer look at Queen Myrt of Maxwell Lake

Her name is Myrt, she loves long strolls in the woods, her favourite food is venison, she weighs in at 105 lbs, and is thought to be around four years old.

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Hinton hosting regionals as Envirothon grows

Teams from Hinton and Edson were the only competitors in the Envirothon during the past two years, but they’re about to get a lot more competition with three more teams joining in 2019.

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Room to improve for mental health supports

The first Rural Mental Health (RMH) input session in Hinton took place on April 29, in which community stakeholders determined that Hinton is not a mentally healthy community and there are things that need to be addressed.

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Boardwalk cougar is collared and being studied

A cougar reported near the Beaver Boardwalk last week is collared and her movements have been tracked and studied by researchers at the University of Alberta.

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